Seleucus I


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Se·leu·cus I

 (sĭ-lo͞o′kəs) 358?-281 bc.
Macedonian general under Alexander the Great. He founded and ruled (312-281) the Seleucid dynasty after Alexander's death.

Seleucus I

(sɪˈluːkəs)
n
(Biography) surname Nicator. ?358–280 bc, Macedonian general under Alexander the Great, who founded the Seleucid kingdom

Se•leu•cus I

(sɪˈlu kəs)
n.
(Seleucus Nicator) 358?–281? B.C., Macedonian general: founder of the Seleucid dynasty.
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Noun1.Seleucus I - Macedonian general who accompanied Alexander the Great into AsiaSeleucus I - Macedonian general who accompanied Alexander the Great into Asia; founded a line of kings who reigned in Asia Minor until 65 BC (358-281 BC)
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They discuss excavation coins from the sanctuary of Dionysus in Kali Vryssi, prefecture of Drama; the perhaps Babylonian Alexander Hoard, 1996; the Sardes Mint under Seleucus I Nicator; bronze coinage of Ptolemaic Egypt in the second century BC; Tiberius Claudius Drusus (d.
Antiochus I started as coruler with his father Seleucus I from at least SE18.
A similar situation occurred under the Seleucid dynasty when Antiochus I became coregent with his father Seleucus I.